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28 April 2017

Scenic Air Safaris To Attend We Are Africa, Cape Town May 2017

Scenic Air Safaris

Luxury air safari operator Scenic Air Safaris will attend We Are Africa from 1 to 4 May in Cape Town, South Africa. Managing Director, Torben Rune and Marketing Manager, Simon Penfold will be present. Offering a distinctive take on the private luxury air safari, Scenic Air Safaris have recently launched two unique itineraries using their custom fitted Executive Cessna Grand Caravan aircraft for a unique cross border experience, bush strip to bush strip with no time wasted at international air…

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27 April 2017

Garonga Revisted, Garonga green

Ethos Marketing

Claire was lucky enough to visit Little Garonga in the Makalali Conservancy near Kruger towards the end of last year.  Check out her blog from her stay including some videos of the amazing wildlife they saw.   Sister camp, Garonga Safari Camp underwent a complete rebirth last year in honour of its 20th year - but as with their safaris that target the deeper "soul" - the changes were not merely cosmetic.  Check out their green credentials - rising to the eco…

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27 April 2017

Adventures with New African Territories

New African Territories

The ‘Maasai Trails’ through the Loita Hills, is one of our favorite safari experiences!          Our new Maasai Trails video is a sneak peak of what to expect on these beautiful trails of discovery, exploration, culture and tradition. The perfect example of Slow Travel, to connect to the place, the people, and the culture!

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27 April 2017

Wine, food and other crushes

Painted Wolf Wines

Painted Wolf Wines is in for a busy long weekend. From Thursday 27 to Sunday 30, April, you will have three different way to engage with us at Decorex, Cape Town, at the CICC. Firstly, as the official wine supplier to Decorex, you can take a break for a drink and some food at the Painted Wolf Wine Bar. Secondly, you can come and see us at Stand U19 and buy a bottle or two to take home, or a case or two for delivery later.  Finally, our winemaker, Jeremy, will be cooking up some delicious…

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26 April 2017

Ethos adds Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa to portfolio

Ethos Marketing

Ethos is delighted to welcome Fairlawns Boutique Hotel and Spa into its portfolio.  Conveniently located in a beautiful leafy suburb - but just a stone's throw from the busy Sandton business centre.  

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24 April 2017

Hemingways Watamu re-opening - an update

Far Horizons Marketing

The rebuilding works are progressing well and whilst it has been a huge project we are on course for a completion date in November 2017.  So what’s new? Hemingways Watamu Hotel Our new boutique hotel comprises 39 guest rooms (reduced from 74), located on three floors of the North Wing block of the property, overlooking the Marine Park.  A new porte cochère, hotel reception and raised walkway has been designed, whist the restaurant and bar has been altered to c…

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21 April 2017

News from The Italian Tourism Co

The Italian Tourism Co

The 2016-17 tourist season is nearly over here in North Sudan as the temperature is rising above 40°  -  we would like to thank  all our partners for their continue support. Most of our next season, 17-18 planning is ready Contact us if you didn’t receive yet dates and price for our best-selling scheduled tour: The Kingdom of the Black Pharaohs. We have added extra twists to the itinerary to make it even more enjoyable. However, the biggest news about this tour is tha…

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20 April 2017

Kamageo to create Zambia campaign in the UK

Kamili

A major UK tourism initiative is being launched by the Zambia Marketing Group (ZMG) – a newly created entity whose membership includes many of the country’s leading tourism businesses.  ZMG will run an extensive consumer PR campaign starting in summer 2017, to help educate and enthuse travellers regarding the country’s many attractions.  More than 20 major players in Zambia’s tourism industry are involved - including Zambian Ground Handlers, Bushcamp Company, …

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20 April 2017

New website

The Italian Tourism Co

It is with great pleasure that I.T.C. Sudan announces the new website www.italtoursudan.com. We hope you like it as much as we do. We are still adding content and ideas and some features still need to be implemented, but we think we are on the right track. We especially hope that the images, our exclusive properties and our tours displayed with the new web graphic will make you want to come and send more of your esteemed guests to Sudan.  Feedbacks are welcome

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19 April 2017

Kenya through the lens with Nat Geo Photographer Robin Moore

The Safari Collection

In March The Safari Collection were delighted to host National Geographic Photographer Robin Moore at Giraffe Manor, Solio Lodge and Sasaab for TSC's first ever Cultural Photographic Safari experience. Robin was joined by six budding photographers who were under his professional, photographic guidance, getting insider tips and tricks in a photographers paradise! Read on to see how Robin captures the magic of his Kenyan photographic safari. 

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19 April 2017

Laptops on airlines...are you covered?

J W Seagon and Co Insurance Brokers

Carrying your portable office equipment Most of us will have seen the latest travel news relating to the carrying of laptops, tablets and larger mobile phones on certain flights. The new rules apply to certain flights only, and customers should of course check, but simply the requirement is that this property must be checked into the hold and not taken onto the cabin. Whilst we are not questioning the reasons for this change, we do question whether anyone has actually considered the …

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18 April 2017

Wilderness Safaris Relaunches Little Vumbura

Wilderness Safaris

After an extensive refurbishment and partial rebuild, Little Vumbura Camp has reopened in Wilderness Safaris’ private Vumbura Concession in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. With only six intimate tented suites, the camp offers a true Delta-island experience, complete with an array of both land and water-based safari activities. “We are thrilled about Little Vumbura’s refreshed look and feel, with the tents now boasting spacious rooms that lead onto a lounge area, having increase…

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18 April 2017

Nimali Tarangire Exclusively

Nimali Tarangire, a boutique lodge in a private concession, adjacent to Tarangire NP, has launched an exclusive use for 2017/2018.  The villa is available on a full board or all-inclusive basis for up to 12 guests.  Opened in late 2015, with 6 stunning tents and a pool overlooking a waterhole teeming with wildlife, Nimali Tarangire offers a unique and private concession experience with excellent guides to share their knowledge during game drives, walks and night drives.  There a…

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13 April 2017

Namibian Desert Lions

Africa Geographic

Namibian Desert Lions: http://magazine.africageographic.com/weekly/issue-145/namibian-desert-lions/

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13 April 2017

Abu Camp’s Wild Elephant Herd Thrives with Birth of New Calf

Wilderness Safaris

The success of Wilderness Safaris Abu Camp’s elephant reintroduction programme in the Okavango Delta, Botswana continues to thrive with the birth of a new calf to its wild herd. The elephant cow, Gikka, was seen with her one-month-old calf at the end of February – her third calf since she and her daughter Naya were introduced into the Okavango Delta from the Abu Herd in July 2011. Abu Camp has never lost sight of its vision to return previously-captive elephants to the wild, an as…

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13 April 2017

A safari blog!

New African Territories

Launching our brand new safari blog! A fun space where we can share all our safari stories, pictures, favourite spots and safari tips! We thought it would be a great way to show all of you what we get up to at New African Territories! Check it out on your next coffee break http://blog.africanterritories.co.ke Our latest post descirbes '20 years of camel safaris at Sabuk'  

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13 April 2017

Kamili helps simplify Odzala strategy

Kamageo

Following Congo Conservation Company’s appointment of Classic Portfolio in February to manage global marketing of their Odzala Discovery Camps, Kamili has now resigned its UK role, to allow for a simplified strategy. Paul Telfer, CEO at CCC added “We’re hugely grateful for Kamili doing some fabulous groundwork for us to go on and achieve great things.”

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11 April 2017

Ruckomechi Camp Opens for 2017 Season

Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris Ruckomechi Camp has opened for the 2017 season, with Little Ruckomechi set to re-open on 1 June; both offering the most authentic and sustainable ecotourism experience in Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park. “We are well rested, fully recharged and looking forward to an exciting 2017 season ahead”, said Ruckomechi Camp Assistant Manager, Edmond Mudzimu. “Our guides have just returned from an intensive training course in Hwange National Park where the…

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11 April 2017

Zambia: New camp in Liuwa Plain NP

Time + Tide

The newest camp in the Time + Tide portfolio, King Lewanika was designed by award winning architects, Silvio Rech and Lesley Carstens, the same team who created Zambia’s flagship camp, Chinzombo, and our new Madagascan island property, Miavana. King Lewanika is the only permanent camp in Liuwa Plain National Park. Despite its 5 star luxury, King Lewanika retains a safari authenticity with canvas drops, indoor and outdoor showers, decks overlooking the vast Liuwa Plain and …

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10 April 2017

Elephant Ignite Expedition

Africa Geographic

A journey with gigantic purpose: http://magazine.africageographic.com/weekly/issue-143/elephant-ignite-expedition/

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10 April 2017

Elewana Welcomes Honour Schram de Jong

Elewana Afrika

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Honour Schram de Jong as a sales and marketing representative for Elewana in Europe. Honour will represent Elewana and SkySafari by Elewana in the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy and Germany. Dutch-born Honour lives in Windsor, UK and speaks Dutch, English, French and German. She studied at Leeds Metropolitan University achieving a BA (Hons) in European Business and Languages (French and German) and a…

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10 April 2017

Giraffe Manor to feature in new BBC series

The Safari Collection

Grab your popcorn and pellets! Giraffe Manor, flagship property of The Safari Collection’s portfolio of luxury Kenyan properties, is pleased to be featuring in BBC Two’s new series, ‘Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby’. Join us as we host journalist Giles Coren and chef Monica Galetti as they venture behind-the-scenes of Kenya’s most iconic property where wildlife conservation combines with top-tier accommodation and service to offer guests the ultim…

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10 April 2017

Angama Foundation Unveils Three Maiden Projects Benefitting Local Maasai Communities

Angama Mara

Kenya’s luxury safari lodge, Angama Mara, has unveiled three projects benefitting the property’s neighbouring communities as a result of funds raised by guests through a nightly donation to the Angama Foundation. Together with Narok County’s Minister of Education, on March 17, 2017, the Angama Foundation proudly opened its three maiden projects: accommodation for 16 teachers at Emurutoto Primary School, three new classrooms at&nb…

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07 April 2017

In the Footsteps of Giants

Africa Geographic

In the Footsteps of Giants with Greg du Toit: http://magazine.africageographic.com/weekly/issue-144/in-the-footsteps-of-giants/

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07 April 2017

Increasing the African Bush Camps Footprint in the Australasian Market

African Bush Camps

African Bush Camps has recently entered into a partnership with Ynot Concepts, a cutting-edge boutique agency in Sydney, Australia. Ynot Concepts will support African Bush Camps in the Australasian market in sales, marketing and PR. With over 21 years industry experience and extensive product knowledge, Ynot Concepts provides a strong platform to increase our brand awareness, grow the African Bush Camps market share and stimulate new business in Australia and New Zealand. Ynot Concepts is head…

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06 April 2017

Sabi Sabi Game Reserve Lodges Extends the World-Class Status of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World

Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge has been a proud member of the National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, since its inception in January 2015. We are extremely pleased to announce that the entire collection of Sabi Sabi's Lodges has now joined this prestigious brand.   For more information, please visit the Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve Website   Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve UK & Ireland Trade enquiries: natalie@amgltd.biz Reservations: +27 11 447 7172   res@sabisabi.com w…

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05 April 2017

Pinnacle Safaris in Capetown for WTM Africa 2017

Pinnacle Africa Safaris

WTM Africa date is getting closer and  Pinnacle Safaris team is coming to Cape Town. Headquartered in Uganda, the Company operates mainly four business Sectors: Safaris; Conferences and Event management; Incentives groups management; and field Logis­tical support. Our range of services explore the forgotten treasures of Africa, and in­clude safari arrangements, Events and Conferences arrangements, incen­tive travel, provision of vehicle support services, interpretation service…

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04 April 2017

Zambia Travel Expo (ZATEX) 26TH – 28TH April 2017

Zambia Tourism Board

The Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) formerly Zambia Tourism Board (ZTB) will be hosting the third edition of the Zambia Travel Expo (ZATEX), from 26th – 28th April 2017 at Mulungushi International Conference Centre (MICC) in Lusaka, Zambia. The main aim of hosting ZATEX is to create tourism market linkages for industry players in the region and globally. The expo also gives an opportunity for international buyers to familiarise themselves with the various tourism products the country has on …

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03 April 2017

Cape Town here we come! Meet Coastal Aviation in WTM Africa 2017

Coastal Aviation

All is ready at Coastal Aviation and we are very excited to participate again in WTM Africa - Cape Town from 19th to 21st April. Please email us with your preferred time and date on safari@coastal.co.tz and we will pencil you in our diary or drop by and see us for the latest updates.   Coastal Aviation is exhibiting under the ATTA pavilion. In attendance will be Christian Ruggiero and Fatema Tapya from our Dar and Zanzibar offices. They would love to meet you!   Hope to see you in Ca…

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03 April 2017

Severin Sea Lodge and Severin Safari Camp start 360° panorama view

Severin Travel

Discover the hotel of your dreams directly from your home with virtual reality. The Severin Travel Africa presents newly created 360° panorama pictures of the Kenyan hotels Severin Sea Lodge and Severin Safari Camp. Whether a delicious breakfast on the terrace with view to the Indian Ocean, a cocktail at the pool, a wonderful sundowner in front of Mt. Kilimanjaro or close animal encounter with giraffe and zebra. With pictures and videos in 360° panorama format the journey becomes real …

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03 April 2017

Lewa Wilderness releases New Photography

Lewa Wilderness

Introducing our brand new lodge photography recently shot by the excellent Stevie Mann. The photos showcase Lewa Wilderness’s stunning setting on Lewa’s Eastern Marina valley as well as our most recent refurbishments. Lewa Wilderness is the hub of Lewa’s activities including horse riding and exclusive bi-plaine flights, all captured brilliantly in our new photos.  Download photos here

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